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U.S. and Israel Discuss Advancing Economic Cooperation

JNS.org - U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew met with Israeli economic leaders on Wednesday to discuss advancing economic ties between the...

June 18, 2014 12:57 pm

Google’s Eric Schmidt Says Tel Aviv Close Second to Silicon Valley – ‘Nowhere in the World is Comparable’

Google Inc. Chairman Eric Schmidt on Monday told a group of Israeli entrepreneurs in Tel Aviv that their city was a very close second to Silicon Valley, Israeli business daily Globes reported on Wednesday. "It is...

Israel’s Phinergy Tests 1,100-Mile Range Electric Car; Aluminum-Air Battery System (VIDEO)

Israeli start-up Phinergy Ltd. is road testing a 1,100-mile range electric car based on a hybrid lithium-ion and aluminum-air battery system based on technology originating at Bar Ilan University and produced in Canada in collaboration with Alcoa...

At Paris Military Expo, Israel Brings Solutions for Assymetrical Warfare

At the Eurosatory 2014 military expo in Paris, 30 Israeli defense companies, a record for Israel's National Pavilion, are presenting advanced solutions for symmetric warfare in urban areas, in response to the critical needs and developing...

June 17, 2014 9:35 am

Israeli Defense Ministry Gets $289 Million Budget Increase

JNS.org - The budget dispute between the Israeli defense and finance ministries was settled...

June 16, 2014 6:26 pm

Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Lieberman Leads Roadshow to Africa, Where Israeli Exports Total $1.4 Billion

Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Avigdor Lieberman is leading a delegation of 50 Israeli executives...

June 13, 2014 4:47 pm

Israeli IT Expert Identifies Gmail Flaw, Prevents Hackers From Capturing Email Addresses

Israeli computers expert Oren Hafif was featured this week in Wired Magazine and the Daily...

June 10, 2014 12:25 pm

In 2013, Norway Government Pension Fund Investment in Israeli Stock Market Rose 43% to $1 Billion

The Government Pension Fund of Norway, the largest sovereign wealth fund in the world,...

June 9, 2014 2:45 pm

Israel Knesset Finance Committee Approves Joint Investment Trust Law, Opening Door for Foreign Funds to Distribute Products in Israel

Israel's Knesset took one step closer to allowing foreign funds to distribute investment products in...

June 18, 2014 12:57 pm

U.S. and Israel Discuss Advancing Economic Cooperation

JNS.org - U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew met with Israeli economic leaders on Wednesday to discuss advancing economic ties between the two...

June 18, 2014 12:54 pm

Google’s Eric Schmidt Says Tel Aviv Close Second to Silicon Valley – ‘Nowhere in the World is Comparable’

Google Inc. Chairman Eric Schmidt on Monday told a group of Israeli entrepreneurs in Tel Aviv that their city was a very close second to...

June 17, 2014 10:21 am

Israel’s Phinergy Tests 1,100-Mile Range Electric Car; Aluminum-Air Battery System (VIDEO)

Israeli start-up Phinergy Ltd. is road testing a 1,100-mile range electric car based on a hybrid lithium-ion and aluminum-air battery system based on technology originating at Bar...

June 17, 2014 10:18 am

At Paris Military Expo, Israel Brings Solutions for Assymetrical Warfare

At the Eurosatory 2014 military expo in Paris, 30 Israeli defense companies, a record for Israel's National Pavilion, are presenting advanced solutions for symmetric warfare in...

June 17, 2014 9:35 am

Israeli Defense Ministry Gets $289 Million Budget Increase

JNS.org - The budget dispute between the Israeli defense and finance ministries was settled Monday, as the Finance Ministry partially granted the Defense Ministry's...

June 16, 2014 6:26 pm

Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Lieberman Leads Roadshow to Africa, Where Israeli Exports Total $1.4 Billion

Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Avigdor Lieberman is leading a delegation of 50 Israeli executives to Africa this week, Bloomberg News reported on Monday. Israel's sub-Saharan...

June 13, 2014 4:47 pm

Israeli IT Expert Identifies Gmail Flaw, Prevents Hackers From Capturing Email Addresses

Israeli computers expert Oren Hafif was featured this week in Wired Magazine and the Daily Mail for helping to save users of Google's Gmail program...

June 10, 2014 12:25 pm

In 2013, Norway Government Pension Fund Investment in Israeli Stock Market Rose 43% to $1 Billion

The Government Pension Fund of Norway, the largest sovereign wealth fund in the world, has increased its position in shares of Israeli companies, adding...

June 9, 2014 2:45 pm

Israel Knesset Finance Committee Approves Joint Investment Trust Law, Opening Door for Foreign Funds to Distribute Products in Israel

Israel's Knesset took one step closer to allowing foreign funds to distribute investment products in the Jewish state, when the Finance Committee's sub-committee on capital...

June 3, 2014 10:29 am

CEOs Welcome Select Students to Special Birthright Program

JNS.org - Birthright Israel Excel, a new program from Taglit-Birthright Israel, has brought 40 select students from North America in Israel for 10-week internships...

May 30, 2014 5:47 pm

India, Israel Ink $5 Million Joint Educational Research Program

JNS.org - India and Israel announced a new $5 million joint research program to further strengthen the education-sector collaboration between the two countries. The deal...

May 30, 2014 10:28 am

Israel Economy Minister Bennett: ‘We Are Shifting Our Economic Resources to Bangalore, Africa and China, China, China’

Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett told a technology conference in Tel Aviv last week that "Israel is going east," with the government announcing a...

May 28, 2014 12:57 pm

Yeshiva University’s Medical School, Montefiore Agree to Form New Joint Entity

JNS.org - The Montefiore Health System and Yeshiva University (YU) on Tuesday announced an agreement to form a new joint entity in which Montefiore...

May 27, 2014 10:14 am

Audi Reveals Predecessor Exploited Slave Labor Under Nazis

DW - German car maker Audi unveiled a dark chapter in its history on Monday, saying its predecessor company had exploited slave labor under the...

Culture

Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time

JNS.org - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Europe Police Reveal Which Nations ISIS Could Target Next

The Islamic State group is likely to carry out new attacks in the European Union in the near future, probably targeting countries that are members of the US-led coalition fighting...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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